Category Archives: Personal

Waiting period, redefined.

I submitted my paperwork for my Firearms License  (LTC)  at my interview with the town police, finally!   Covid !  delayed the town police from scheduling all interviews for firearms licenses. ( I wonder if criminals have to schedule their crimes … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, Personal | 12 Comments

“Ale vs Stout” weekend is here. Reposted from 2019

It’s a sure sign that the summer is drawing to a close; this weekend is for many college students the date that they quit their summer job and head back to school. We were on Cape Cod one summer at … Continue reading

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Lost Graves. Reposted.

A Find A Grave photo request has just been made in your area. If you are able to take this photograph, please read the ‘Instructions for Photographers’ paragraph at the end of this email. Name: Edmond J Harvey (unknown – … Continue reading

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Last word.

Driving around town I stopped at this intersection and saw this. Good as time as any to mention, I’ve decided to put the blog aside for awhile. At least for following the political events occurring around us.  Let’s face it, … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, Personal, Photos | 1 Comment

End of Summer Cape getaway.

Posted in 2020, New England, Personal, Photos | 1 Comment


I’m so damned old. I don’t want to think about this but I must. I haven’t had a gun license in decades and it’s a pain in the ass and very expensive to get in the People’s Republic of Massa-stan. … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Personal | 1 Comment

Here’s an important story, personally, to me.

In stock made useless and my professional association with an entire product line that withered away; I personally lost about $20,000 in stock, benefits and future career prospects (would be worth about 75K today) from the fatal attacks by the … Continue reading

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Infamous first tile draws in Scrabble.

Posted in Funny, Personal, Tongue in Cheek | 2 Comments

Blast from the past, via Sippican Cottage.

Sippican Cottage has started to recycle old columns from years ago.  Ten years at least I’d guess.  Complete with the old comments. I’d forgotten about this one. John The River said… Yes, parts of Boston are that dangerous. After all … Continue reading

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The Mr. Big Head story.

I was recently reminded that I do have a Big Head.   Hat size , extra large.  Face-Mask oversized please. Many years ago I was in an department store within the Maine Outlet Mall waiting for the ladies to finish shopping; … Continue reading

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